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Mr Ashwin Kulkarni

Mr Ashwin Kulkarni

Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, D(Ortho), DNB(Ortho), MRCS, FRCS(Tr & Ortho), PG Cert Ed

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ashwin Kulkarni at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

Osteoarthritis, sports injuries and soft tissue injuries.

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Professional profile

I completed my medical qualification in India, specialising in orthopaedics which particularly interested me because of the significant difference surgery made to my patients.

I undertook higher surgical training in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and completed fellowships in Toronto, Canada and in the UK.

My special interests are in hip surgery in both young and elderly patients, including hip replacement, hip resurfacing, hip revision surgery, hip arthroscopy, surgery for impingement syndrome, knee replacement, knee revision and arthroscopy of the knee for soft tissue pathology.

On average, each year I perform in excess of: 80 hip arthroscopy cases 60 knee arthroscopy cases 135 Hip replacements 80 knee replacements 20 hip revision surgical cases My National Joint Registry figures can be seen here: http://www.njrsurgeonhospitalprofile.org.uk/SurgeonProfile?gmccode=4667788

I am also involved in under-graduate and post-graduate medical training and developed UKITE, a self assessment test of orthopaedic knowledge for specialist orthopaedic trainees which benchmarks participants knowledge against that of their peer group.

I am Editor in Chief for Wikipaedics (BOA).


Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic surgery
Arthroscopy
Hip surgery
Hip revision surgery
Knee surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Hip resurfacing
Osteoarthritis
Sports injury

Special Clinical Interests: Hip and knee surgery, hip revision surgery, hip resurfacing and arthroscopy.

Private contact details

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Mrs Gemma Winters
Private secretary telephone 0116 272 9027
Private secretary fax 0116 272 0666
Private secretary email Gemma.WINTERS@spirehealthcare.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / India / 1990
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

D(Ortho) / India / 1992
Diploma in Orthopaedics

DNB(Ortho) / New Delhi / 1994
Diplomate of National Board, Orthopaedics

MRCS / Edinburgh / 2001
Member of Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

FRCS(Tr & Ortho) / Edinburgh / 2008
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

PG Cert Ed / Newcastle University / 2010
Post Graduate Certificate in Education


Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Orthopaedic Association
British Hip Society
British Trauma Society


Professional leadership

National Lead for UKITE (United Kingdom and Ireland In-Training Examination).

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospitals Leicester

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Personal Profile

I enjoy spending time with my family and in my spare time I walk, run, listen to music and indulge my interest in motorbikes.

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